Genealogy Projects tagged with Minneapolis on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Minnesota Vikings (NFL)

    The Minnesota Vikings are an American football team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings joined the National Football League (NFL) as an expansion team in 1960, and first took the field for the 1961 season. They are in the North Division of the National Football Conference (NFC); before that, the Vikings were in the NFC Central, and before that they were in the NFL's Western Conference ...

  • Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Minneapolis, Minnesota.= Official Website =Prior to European contact, the Dakota Sioux were the region's sole residents. In Dakota, the city's name is Bdeóta Othúŋwe ('Many Lakes City').Fort Snelling was built in 1819 by the US Army at the southern edge of present-day Minneapolis to direct Indian trade away from the British-Canadian t...

  • Hennepin County, Minnesota

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Hennepin County, Minnesota.= Official Website =Hennepin County was created in 1852 by the Minnesota Territorial Legislature. Father Louis Hennepin's name was chosen because he originally named St. Anthony Falls and recorded some of the earliest accounts of the area for the Western world. Adjacent Counties * Anoka County * Ramsey Coun...

  • University of Minnesota Twin Cities

    Wikipedia The University of Minnesota Twin Cities (Minnesota, U of M, or The U) is a public research university located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. The Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses are approximately 5 miles apart, and the Saint Paul campus is actually in neighboring Falcon Heights. It is the oldest and largest campus within the University of Minnesota system and has the sixth...

  • Fort Snelling National Cemetery

    Wikipedia =Fort Snelling National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Minneapolis in Hennepin County, Minnesota. Find a Grave

  • Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    This project is for those interred in Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.It is located on 3600 Hennepin Avenue at the southern end of the uptown area. From Find a Grave: Lakewood Cemetery was established in 1871, four years after Minneapolis was incorporated. This cemetery site was located in the countryside, nestled between Lakes Harriet and Calhoun. Early visitors trav...

  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    Wikipedia Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, founded in 1912, is a private, comprehensive, coeducational university with an undergraduate campus in the city of Winona, Minnesota, United States. Graduate and professional programs are offered at facilities in Winona, the Twin Cities, Rochester, Apple Valley, Minnetonka and Oakdale, Minnesota; and various course delivery sites around Minnesota...

  • Minnesota Twins (MLB)

    The Minnesota Twins are a Major League Baseball (MLB) team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They play in the Central Division of the American League. The team is named after the Twin Cities area comprising Minneapolis and St. Paul. They played in Metropolitan Stadium from 1961 to 1981 and the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome from 1982 to 2009. They played their inaugural game at the newly completed...

  • Augsburg University (USA)

    Wikipedia Augsburg was founded as a seminary by Norwegian Lutherans. It was named after the Augsburg Confession of 1530, the primary confession of faith presented by Lutherans in Augsburg, Germany, and contained in the Book of Concord of 1580. Augsburg Seminarium opened in September 1869, in Marshall, Wisconsin. Three years later, by 1873, it moved to Minneapolis, changing its name to The Norw...

  • St. Catherine University

    Wikipedia St. Catherine University (also known as St. Kate's) is a private Catholic liberal arts university, located in St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Established as one of the first institutions of higher learning specifically for women in the Midwest, the school was known as the College of St. Catherine, "the Nation's Largest College for Women." Today St. Catherine offer...

  • Metropolitan State University

    Wikipedia =Metropolitan State University, commonly referred to as Metro State, is a four-year, comprehensive public university located in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, United States. It is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system. Notable Alumni

  • St. Mary's Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    This project is for those who are buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The cemetery is located on 4403 Chicago Avenue South and is also known as St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery . Notable Interments John Edward Kelley (1853-1941) - US Congress William Porter "Spike Shannon (1878-1940) - MLB Player George Ross Smith (1864-1952) - US Congress James Thomas Williams (187...

  • Founders and leaders of First Christian Church Minneapolis

    The history of First Christian Church of Minneapolis starts with the meeting of 8 people at the home or Mr. and Mrs. A.T. Ankeny on February 14th, 1877.==Founding Families==* Oliver Cromwell Wyman & Charlotte Eleanor Wyman * Roswell T Beebe & Ingaborg Beebe * Sylvester Beach Mattison & Huldah Jane Mattison * Wilson Shannon Atkinson & Sarah Melvina Atkinson * Alexander Thompson Ankeny & Martha A...